Dell Precision turns 20; Canvas ships
August 1, 2017

Dell Precision turns 20; Canvas ships

LOS ANGELES — At SIGGRAPH 2017 in Los Angeles, is Dell is reflecting on two decades of innovation and award-winning work from customers and partners who use the company’s Precision workstations. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Dell Precision workstations, Dell announced additions to its Precision fixed workstation portfolio, a special anniversary edition of its Precision 5520 mobile workstation, and the official availability of Dell Canvas, the new workspace device for digital creation.
The company’s next generation, fixed workstation portfolio includes the Dell Precision 5820 Tower, Precision 7820 Tower, Precision 7920 Tower and Precision 7920 Rack, all of which are completely redesigned inside and out to power more creative workflows. The three new Dell Precision towers combine a brand-new innovative and flexible chassis with powerful performance from the latest Intel Xeon processors, next generation Radeon Pro graphics and highest performing Nvidia Quadro professional graphics cards. Certified for professional software applications, the new towers are configured to seamlessly complete the most complex projects, such as virtual reality content development.
“Looking back at 20 years of Dell Precision workstations, you get a sense of how the capabilities of our workstations, combined with certified and optimized software and the creativity of our awesome customers, have achieved incredible things,” says Rahul Tikoo, vice president and general manager for Dell Precision workstations. “As great as those achievements are, this new lineup of Dell Precision workstations enables our customers to be ready for the next big technology revolution that is challenging business models and disrupting industries.”
At SIGGRAPH 2017, Dell also announced that its Dell Canvas is available now on Dell Canvas is a new workspace that’s designed to make digital creative work more natural. It features a 27-inch QHD touch screen that sits horizontally on a desk and can be powered by current PC ecosystems and the latest Windows 10 Creator’s Update. Additionally, a digital pen offers precise tactile accuracy, and the totem offers diverse menu and shortcut interaction. Dell Canvas is already supported by many professional applications.
To mark the 20th anniversary of Dell Precision, Dell is introducing a limited-edition anniversary model of its mobile workstation, the Dell Precision 5520. The Precision 5520 Anniversary Edition is Dell’s thinnest, lightest, and smallest mobile workstation, and is available for a limited time with an exclusive hard anodized aluminum, brushed metallic finish in a brand-new Abyss color with anti-finger print coating. The device is available with two high-end configuration options.